Sophia Hutton, administrative manager, environment, received a 2020 WSU Crimson Spirit award in recognition of her creative problem-solving skills and outstanding service to her unit and the University.
Ryan W. Booth, doctoral candidate, history, was chosen from among 220 applicants to receive the Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship and residency from the Newberry Library in Chicago for his project “Crossed Arrows: The US Indian Scouts, 1866-1947.”
RocÍo Sotomayor, senior instructor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, has been named to receive the WSU Vancouver Chancellor’s Award For Advancing Equity.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Topaz, Utah” by Toyo Suyemoto and his own poem “Social Justice 101” in the GetLit! literary arts festival held annually in Spokane, Wash., but this year hosted online to accommodate social distancing.
Sue Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, presented “The Troubles of Sans Souci: Fates of Smuggled Slaves in Isle Bourbon, 1820-1830″ to the New York French History Group, City University of New York Graduate Center, in New York.
Ryan W. Booth, doctoral candidate, history, authored “Fort Keogh’s Commissary: A Global Market on the Great Plains from 1876 to 1900” in Montana: The Magazine of Western History.
Chris Dickey, clinical associate professor, music, was named to receive the President’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Instructors and Clinical Faculty at WSU Showcase 2020.
Julie Kmec, professor, sociology, coauthored “Managing Racial Diversity: The Context of State Legal and Political Cultures” in Social Science Research.
Clayton Mosher, professor, and Scott Akins, alumnus (PhD ’02), sociology, WSU Vancouver, coauthored “Recreational marijuana legalization in Washington State – Benefits and harms” in Legalizing Cannabis: Experiences, Lessons, and Scenarios.
Charles Toye, graduate student, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Su espacio propio: heterotopía y feminidad masculina en Los Motivos de Circe, de Lourdes Ortiz.” (“A Space of Her Own: Heterotopia and Masculine Femininity in Lourdes Ortiz’s Circe’s Motives) at the 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Voices of Marginality: Literary and Linguistic Reflections on Cultural Hierarchies in Spain and Latin America,” University of Colorado, Boulder.